Arduino News

Idea: solderless breadboard Arduino clone

August 14, 2007 ladyada

I’ve been playing around with alternative layouts to the popular Arduino project. Here is one I got in my recent batch of PCBs. It comes as a kit, to be assembled by the customer. It has basically the same parts as the original: an ATmega168 and 16MHz crystal, 9V DC jack, 5V power supply, power […]

Arduino Diecimila: new improvements to commemorate 10,000 boards.

August 12, 2007 David Mellis

We’ve just released a new revision of the Arduino USB board – named “Diecimila” to celebrate the fact that there are now over 10,000 Arduino board in existence. The Arduino Diecimila includes a number of improvements over the previous revision of the USB board, the NG, including: the Diecimila can be automatically reset from software, […]

Arduino Xbee shields are here.

August 11, 2007 David Mellis

We’re very happy to announce that you now have another great option for wireless communication with Arduino boards. The new Arduino Xbee shields (with the Zigbee modules from Maxstream) allow you to form one-to-one or peer-to-peer networks and are a snap to get working. Here are some pictures that Gianluca took of the first shields […]


August 11, 2007 David Mellis

The Arduino blog is a place for thoughts, news, and discussion with the Arduino team. We thought it was important to provide a higher-profile platform for discussion to complement the more practical Arduino forum, the publicly-editable Arduino playground wiki, and the technically-focused developers mailing list. We hope the blog will be a place for more […]

New in the store: Arduino Decimila!

August 08, 2007 ladyada

After weeks and weeks of waiting, I got a box of Arduinos! To celebrate I put them on sale, only $33.25 each! Hopefully I can keep them in stock…Check ’em out here